The first over the air charging system

Thanks to things like Qualcomm Quick Charge, Dash Charge, and Qi wireless charging, topping up our phones has gotten a lot faster and more convenient over the years. However, even with the advancements that we’ve made, there’s no denying that charging our phones is still something we have to think about. Whether you’re plugging a cable into your device or laying it on top of a wireless charging pad, you still have to perform a specific action to start topping up. The FCC recently approved a new wireless charging system…

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How to get more out of your phone and internet provider

Purchasing another telephone is hard. It truly sucks. Telcos endeavor to mistake you for trendy expressions, conceal expenses and imagine they’re giving you things with the expectation of complimentary when they’re truly concealing how you’re paying for it. There are such a significant number of various telcos, plans, and alternatives to look over. Regardless of whether you purchase a telephone on an arrangement, you rent it, or get it by and large. What amount of information do you require? What does your scope need to resemble? Why am despite everything…

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Census reveals Australia’s religious diversity on World Religion Day

World Religion Day aims to foster interfaith understanding and harmony, and is an opportunity to recognise the diversity of religion present in modern day Australia. The 2016 Census of Population and Housing found that three-fifths of the Australian population (61 per cent, or 14 million people) are affiliated with a religion or spiritual belief. Christianity is once again the dominant religion in Australia, with 12 million people, and 86 per cent of religious Australians, identifying as Christians. There was roughly a seven per cent drop in the number of Christians…

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AUSTRALIA COUNCIL’S LATEST FUNDING ROUND SUPPORTS CLOSE TO 200 PROJECTS, WITH STRONG SUCCESS BY FEMALE ARTISTS

The $6.4 million funding in the October core grants round will support 118 individual artists, 27 groups, and 51 arts organisations. This round saw strong outcomes for female artists, particularly in music, with 56% of grants awarded to women or groups including women. This is particularly encouraging in light of the Council’s recent research report Making Art Work which found that on average female artists earn 25% less than male artists and earn 30% less from their creative work. Australia Council CEO Tony Grybowski said that this funding round would…

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency news round-up: 16 January 2018

What you need to know Twitch now accepts BTC and Coinbase for payments, a new report shows how coins can be manipulated, and Binance has added a bunch of new coins. 1. Twitch now accepts crypto payments Twitch, the Amazon-owned video game streaming service, is now allowing subscribers to pay for its services using cryptocurrency. Twitch confirmed the plans in a tweet on its official account last week, listing BTC and Coinbase amongst the payment options it accepts. “Put those gift cards from grandma to good use by subscribing to…

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World-wide week-of-action targeting money mules

This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian Border Force (ABF), Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and AUSTRAC. In support of the European Money Mule week of action, the AFP, ABF, ACIC and AUSTRAC conducted intelligence-gathering and analysis activities last week (20-24 November). Money mules are the middlemen for criminals who have obtained funds by online banking fraud through phishing or hacking. The criminals need a mule to launder the funds obtained as a result of illegal activities. After being recruited by the fraudsters, money…

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Class Action Suit Filed Against Google over ‘Illegal’ Safari Browser Tracking

An unprecedented class action lawsuit has been levied at Google in the United Kingdom, claiming that the company owes compensation to millions of iPhone users in the country. A consumer campaign group called “Google You Owe Us” is now taking Google to court in the UK, alleging that the company had unlawfully collected personal information by bypassing certain privacy settings on the iPhone between June 2011 and February 2012. The group says that about 5.4 million people in England and Wales may be eligible for up to £100s in compensation…

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Thousands of American Airlines Flights Might Not Have Pilots This Holiday Season

It’s amazing the havoc a little old computer bug can wreak. This morning Apple patched a flaw that granted an unauthorized user root access to the macOS system and earlier this year a DNS-related issue brought down large portions of the Internet. Now, Bloomberg and others are reporting that American Airlines—the largest airline in the world—may have as many as 15,000 flights, or more, without pilots next month (December 17 through December 31) thanks to a scheduling error. Reportedly, the airline’s scheduling system allowed too many pilots to request time…

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After Stunning Australia, Mithali Raj Warns England Ahead Of Final

Harmanpreet Kaur struck an astonishing unbeaten 171 — the highest score by an Indian player, male or female, in a World Cup knockout match — to set the platform for a thrilling 36-run semi-final victory over defending champions Australia at Derby on Thursday. India captain Mithali Raj has warned England not to expect an easy contest when they come up against her side in the ICC Women’s World Cup final on Sunday. Harmanpreet Kaur hit an astonishing unbeaten 171 — the highest score by an Indian player, male or female,…

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Beware! Your naughty history could be leaked from porn websites

Your days of porn are numbered. No seriously! Websites dealing with adult-rated smut videos and photos will soon be implementing age verification checks, despite the warning that your history of all your naughty searches could be leaked online in case of breaches. This is not deliberately being done, but it is a compulsory move by the government. The UK government has taken a step further into enforcing age verification for consumption of online pornography. This means that you would have to enter your mobile phone details and your passport details…

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